Jazz Stars of the Future

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Listen above to an archived interview w/ student musicians, after a 2012 performance in Monterey.
See the: video schedule | full festival schedule.

Show up at the Next Generation Jazz Festival (March 28-30, 2014 & all free!) and you’ll be treated to a very special event. Some of the countries best high school, middle school and college students students perform, audition and have the chance to be in workshops with professional jazz musicians. The main categories for the musicians are big band, vocal ensemble and combo.

From 2012 at the Monterey Jazz Festival, student who won spots in the Next Gen Orchestra get ready for a performance on the Jimmy Lyons Stage. Photo: Laufer / KUSP

From 2012 at the Monterey Jazz Festival, student who won spots in the Next Gen Orchestra get ready for a performance on the Jimmy Lyons Stage. Photo: Laufer / KUSP

Included in the festivities will be live auditions  for the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra that will perform later this year on the big stage at the Monterey Jazz Festival.

In case you can’t make it tot he fest, you can watch a lot of it right here on KUSP.org – with one LIVE VIDEO feed Friday night and two different feeds Saturday and Sunday.

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